Libertarian Candidate for Washington State Legislature You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to know that cutting state government will make all of our lives better. But Steven Nielson happens to be one anyway. Steven Nielson holds a bachelors degree in Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering from the University of Washington. He now serves as a Quality Engineer in support of composite for aircraft manufacturing. He is running to downsize government, and reduce government interference in business and personal lives.